Conducting qualitative interviews with school children in dental research

Paul Gill, K Stewart, E Treasure, B Chadwick

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This paper explores when and how to conduct qualitative research with children in dentistry, using research interviews as a method of data collection. Methodological guidance is also provided, based on research and a recent dental public health study in which 74 children from Years 2 (6-7-year-olds) and 6 (10-11-year-olds) were interviewed about their understanding of and attitudes to food.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)371 - 374
Number of pages3
JournalBritish Dental Journal
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 12 Apr 2008


  • qualitative research
  • children in dentistry
  • methodological guidance
  • attitudes to food


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